Suggested HWB Experiences & Outcomes
- I make full use and value the opportunities I am given to improve and manage my learning and in turn, I can help to encourage learning and confidence in others. HWB 0-11a
- I am developing my understanding of the human body and can use this knowledge to improve and maintain my wellbeing and health. HWB 0-15a
- I know that being active is a healthy way to be. HWB 0-27a
Suggested Learning Intentions
- To consider their own levels of activity and set simple, achievable goals, with support.
Suggested Success Criteria (I can...)
- Take part in energetic play every day to develop my health and wellbeing. HWB 0-15a
- Begin to record ways that I am active every day in and out of school, with support. HWB 0-27a
- Begin to make decisions about how I can become more active at school and home. HWB 0-11a
Suggested Learning Experiences
The Healthy Schools approach has been designed to run alongside a core PE programme. This enables more effective support for pupils’ understanding of the importance of an active lifestyle and helps to develop skills associated with habitual physical activity.
- Provide the children with the opportunity to engage in a range of daily physical activity sessions including playground games/outdoor learning.
- Provide an active playground programme/range of playground games/equipment.
- Observe/record children taking part in a range of fitness challenges and daily physical activity sessions.
- Set simple daily fitness challenges eg. hopping for 20seconds – recording progress each day for a week.
- Talk about different ways they can be active in school/at home.
- Become involved in local/national campaigns to promote physical activity eg, Walk to School Week/ Sponsored ‘Wheelie’ events etc.
- Talk about how they can improve their activity levels at home eg, less time watching tv; less time playing games consoles etc.
- Involve parents in recording eg diary log of activities they do as a family for a week – use diaries to set simple targets to improve activity levels.
- Create posters to promote active behaviour both in and out of school.
- Plan an active parent/child session to allow parents and children to learn how they can be active together and to promote activities they can reinforce at home.
Suggested Cross-Curricular Links
- TCH 0-04a – use ICT to create displays of children being active in and out of school.
- MNU 0-20a – carry out a class survey of how children travel to school.
Suggested Word Bank
Parent & Community Engagement
Pathways, Tracking & Monitoring
- Year Planner (Early Level)
- Pupil Learning Log and Benchmarks eatp
- Annual Progression Planner ( Early Level)
- Topic Specific Planners ( Early Level)
- Active E/O Bundle (Rights Respecting Schools)
- Personalised Year Planner (Early Level)
- Better Movers and Thinkers (BMT) is an approach to learning and teaching in physical education designed to develop the ability of all children and young people to move and think in a more cohesive way.